When Gamers Decorate: 7 Awesome Video Game Rooms

Miss Cellania

Early Commercials for 10 Best-Selling Game Systems

Adrienne Crezo

Early Commercials for 10 Best-Selling Game Systems

Q&A: Capcom Producer Rey Jimenez Talks DuckTales Remastered

Scott Neumyer

In 1989, Capcom released DuckTales for the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES). It soon became one of the console’s most memorable games.

10 Video Games Canceled Before Release

Rudie Obias

Maybe the teams behind these video games just didn't gel. Maybe the creative direction of the games lost momentum. Or maybe trends and tastes changed, rendering these games obsolete.

10 Amazing Ways Video Games Can Change Your Life

the mag

They can save your life, crush your soul, make you a fortune, or even leave you penniless. Here are 10 reasons why video games have more real-world power than you think.

Beat Our Video Game Facts!

Jason English

Submit an amazing video game fact and you could win a mental_floss t-shirt.

What Are the Northern Lights?

Will McGough

Video Game Urban Legends

Jill Harness

Frozen Yogurt Shop or Enemy from Zelda?

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Can you tell which is which?

5 Questions: At the Deli Counter

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The Late Movies: 9 Iconic VMA Performances

Erin McCarthy

This Is What Tennis Shoes Looked Like in the Early 1900s

Mangesh Hattikudur

In the pre-Swoosh era, the best shoes for lawn tennis had giant treads and looked like they could be worn to church.

Grunt Your Way to Victory!

Mangesh Hattikudur

There are advantages to letting out a belly groan with every shot.

11 of the Most Dominant Seasons in Sports History

Scott Allen

Here’s a look at some of the most dominant statistical seasons in various sports at the pro and college levels.

Name the Last 10 US Open Men's Champions

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Since 1999, ten different players have won the U.S. Open men's singles title. How many can you name in three minutes? We'll accept last names or first-and-last.